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Al Jazeera America
Dec 31, 2013 12:30pm EST
you for watching al jazeera america. i'm del walters in new york. and remember, you can check us out 24 hours a day, just by going to aljazeera.com. is money the secret to happiness? we'll explore what makes us happy, and why. >> lisa fletcher is out today, but we have our man as cohost. with all of the tweets and facebook messages, and omar, does more bling make you happy? what did they say? >> they have different ideas of whether obtaining more wealth brings happiness. we have elizabeth saying: >> for those of you at home, we want you to be part of this conversation. and let us know what makes you happy and what the connection is between money and happiness. >> a wife and jacked up truck. happiness, it's the most valued human emotion, for some, it's a strong sense of wellbeing, and for others, they think that more money will make them happy. >> what do you want out of life. >> to be happy. and to live a long happy life. >> what's going to make you successful and happy? what will make you feel successful and happy? >> right now, money. lots of money. >> all right, but does
Al Jazeera America
Dec 3, 2013 3:30am EST
... >> talk to al jazeera with m. night shayamalan sunday at 7et / 4pt on al jazeera america >> al jazeera america is the only news channel that brings you live news at the top of every hour. >> here are the headlines at this hour. >> only on al jazeera america. determining using some sort of subjective interpretation of their policy as to whether or not your particular report was actually abusive, because if it doesn't contain language that specifically threatens you directly or is targeted towards you specifically, they may not consider it abuse. they may consider it offensive. and in that case they just recommend that you block that person. >> i don't want to minimise this, because i mean, there's some really horrible things that are on line, and it's not - it's not just twitter, what has happened through social media and the anonymity of the net is that you see websites, hate-filled websites targetting all sorts of groups, popping up. there has been a huge number of those that exist as well. on august 20th, al jazeera america introduced a new voice in journalism. >> good evening everyo
Al Jazeera America
Dec 31, 2013 2:30am EST
night, al jazeera america presents... award winning films telling stories... >> she doesn't wanna come as someone who was manipulative. >> revealing secrets... >> information became our most powerful weapon... >> taking chances... >> everyone that was involved in the clandestant movement, had a code name. >> each week, a new eye opening experience. >> now they're going to go to jail... >> al jazeera america presents... remarkable documentaries (vo) al jazeera america we understand that every news story begins and ends with people. >> the efforts are focused on rescuing stranded residents. (vo) we pursue that story beyond the headline, past the spokesperson, to the streets. >> thousands of riot police deployed across the capitol. (vo) we put all of our global resources behind every story. >> it is a scene of utter devastation. (vo) and follow it no matter where it leads, all the way to you. al jazeera america. take a new look at news. (vo) al jazeera america we understand that every news story begins and ends with people. >> the efforts are focused on rescuing stranded residents. (vo)
Al Jazeera America
Dec 18, 2013 12:00pm EST
>>> welcome to al jazeera america. i'm del walters. these are the stories we're following for you. >> put politics aside for one minute, come together, and address the needs of our military families. >> the budget battle wrapping up on capitol hill right now. >>> the strong message president obama is sending russia. sending billy gene king to the winter olympics. >>> on amazing story of survival. we'll tell you how a blind man's guide dog could have saved his life when both fell in front of this moving subway train. ♪ >>> that bipartisan budget deal on the brink of passing the senate any moment now. after sailing through the house last week, the bill passing a key hurdleavoided any threat of a filibuster. libby casey is on capitol hill. and libby what is defense side half in non-mesic programs. but it also reduces the deficit by $23 billion, and watching for passage this afternoon in the senate is. >> libby as we watch this particular bill, what does it include for realize somebody has to pay. the one getting the most attention right now is the reduction in the benefits for mili
Al Jazeera America
Dec 12, 2013 11:30am EST
jazeera america is a straight-forward news channel. >> its the most exciting thing to happen to american journalism in decades. >> we believe in digging deep. >> its unbiased, fact-based, in-depth journalism. >> you give them the facts, dispense with the fluff and get straight to the point. >> i'm on the ground every day finding stories that matter to you. >> in new orleans... >> seattle bureau... >> washington... >> detroit... >> chicago... >> nashville... >> los angeles... >> san francisco... >> al jazeera america, take a new look at news. he wanted to cut the growth in cost of living adjustments and others that felt that was the wrong way to go to start to cut entitlements or at least slow the growth of entitlements. both of them came to a neutral, compromised ground. this is a compromise of the sort that people have been asking for for quite some time. the bottom line here, those conservative objections are getting some traction, but the betting is now this evening that this is going to pass the house of representatives on thursday and go to the senate the next week and end up on the
Al Jazeera America
Dec 14, 2013 12:30pm EST
the state derailed their plans. >> an al jazeera america exclusive... former president jimmy carter reflects on the life and legacy of nelson mandela. >> that spirit of nelson mandela is embedded deeply in the heart and soul of the south africans... >> they worked side by side for freedom, now president carter talks about mandela's global impact. a revealing interview you won't see anywhere else. >> i've never heard him say, that he was grateful to the united states... >> talk to al jazeera with jimmy carter only on al jazeera america i'm going to pay the last respect for my president. >> he was a global symbol of hope, courage and freedom. >> the world thanks you for sharing nelson mandela with us. >> today was declared a day of reflection and prayer. >> now al jazeera america commemorates nelson mandela from the people who knew him. >> i think all of those people who were inside that stadium were very lucky to be there. >> an emotional look at the life and legacy of nelson mandela. >> only on al jazeera america. >> al jazeera america is the only news channel that brings you live news at th
Al Jazeera America
Dec 20, 2013 12:00pm EST
>>> welcome to al jazeera america. i'm del walters. these are the stories we are following for you. president obama set to speak in a couple of hours. his end of the year news conference before he headed to hawaii. >>> and a robot challenge, scientists competing to create androids that can help out when disaster strikes. ♪ >>> it has been a long year from gay rights to health a even that super secret spy program at the nsa. has president obama delivered on the change he promised? in just a out. and hear what he president had to sayeat on a key bedrock principal of the affordable care act of course know as obama care. he appeared at the podium behind me last month offering an apology saying if you like your health insurance policy, you can keep your health insurance policy. now you don't have to have insurance at all if you did lose your insurance as a result of the affordable care act. this is something that is a care.ck principle. they got the web problems fixed and now a lot of issues will come about this latest deve policy front, you can expect the president to point to iran,
Al Jazeera America
Dec 15, 2013 11:00am EST
>>> welcome to al jazeera america. i am richelle carey. here are the stories we are following for you. a final farewell to nelson mandela. protests continue if kiev. demonstrators may have lost their fight. the collapse of a nation leaves its people in dire straits. [ music ] >> the final step in his long walk to freedom. nelson mandela is laid to rest in his an ce ancestral village. the former leader helped transform the country and inspire millions all around the world. al jazeera's jonah hull has more. >> the final moments of a sad we farewell. nelson mandela's renames were lourd into the ground out of public view. the roar of a military fly past bearing the flag of a new south africa that mandela, himself, did so much to create. in the eastern cape hills of his birth and boyhood, it had been a funeral ceremony planned and executed with precision. [ music ] >> beneath a giant tent built in the place he called home invited south african government joined the mandela family. some looking drawn with exhaustion and grief. [ music ] >> a song reminiscent of the years of struggle
Al Jazeera America
Dec 1, 2013 11:30am EST
there is still plenty of news about the way news is covered to sober them up. >> al jazeera america is a straight-forward news channel. >> its the most exciting thing to happen to american journalism in decades. >> we believe in digging deep. >> its unbiased, fact-based, in-depth journalism. >> you give them the facts, dispense with the fluff and get straight to the point. >> i'm on the ground every day finding stories that matter to you. >> in new orleans... >> seattle bureau... >> washington... >> detroit... >> chicago... >> nashville... >> los angeles... >> san francisco... >> al jazeera america, take a new look at news. an america tonight special report. as states try to save money, are prisoners paying the price? >> what are you talking about, he's dead. >> an exclusive investigation into prison health care. >> every sunday night, al jazeera america presents... gripping films from the world's top documentary directors. >> this is just the beginning of something much bigger. >> next sunday: do the math. >> these companies are a rogue force. >> one environmentalist says fossil fuels equal disa
Al Jazeera America
Dec 14, 2013 7:30pm EST
mandela. >> only on al jazeera america. >> al jazeera america is the only news channel that brings you live news at the top of every hour. >> here are the headlines at this hour. >> only on al jazeera america. here is more. >> beneath the fluorescentsun in a former meat packing plant is the latest trim in farming. they call it "vertical farming." these fields grow on floors on at industrial park and farmer john adel and his staff agrees user. >> my shipping proceed did you say 1500, 2,000 miles to get are. >> the plant of the indoor -- as the indoor formers call it doesn't grow corn or soybeans but mustard, high end micro greens on the plates of white-napkin restaurants. these fish supply the vert liser that number issues the consider this: the news of the day plus so much more. >> we begin with the government shutdown. >> answers to the questions no one else will ask. >> it seems like they can't agree to anything in washington no matter what. >> antonio mora, award winning and hard hitting. >> we've heard you talk about the history of suicide in your family. >> there's no status quo,
Al Jazeera America
Dec 12, 2013 12:00pm EST
>>> hell a welcome to al jazeera america. here with the top stories we're following at this hour. debate on the budget issue is set to start right now on capitol hill. >>> the government could change the rules on cell phone use in flight. >>> and the outrage over this man and what he didn't do at nelson mandela's memorial. ♪ >>> good to have you with us, congress is now on budget talks. the house is set to begin debating the spending bill announced tuesday night. will congress actually pass a budget? let's put that question to libby casey who is live on capitol hill. i know it's a heavy question to pass to you, libby. >> hi, thomas, it does look like it will get through. we're seeing enough republicans will join with enough democrats to get it through the house. we had a bit of a blind blowing press conference with john boehner, he pushed back against conservative groups that are criticizing him and paul ryan. bringing this to the floor, and allowing the republicans and democrats in the house to vote on it. speaker boehner questioned the credibility of these groups, and pointed
Al Jazeera America
Dec 23, 2013 2:00pm EST
>> welcoming to al jazeera america. i'm richelle carey. here are the stories we're following for you. >>> an extension to the affordable care act could explain. target, what they are doing to fight back, following the massive credit card hacking scandal. >>> and the man who designed the world's most popular weapon has died. >> can a is a key dead line for government health care if you want coverage to start in jan. a short time ago, the white house decided that anyone who is logged in and doesn't get help today will be helped tomorrow. but there's one lurnlt group that the white house is desperately trying to get enrolled. ylz's melissa chan explains. >> it is right before christmas. they have last minute shopping to do but one thing they don't plane to do is buy health insurance. the obama administration wants badly for young people to enroll. they are not convinced. >> what i know about obamacare is what i've seen on saturday night life. >> i did not because i think health care should be free. >> the congressional budget office says it would like to see 7 million people sig
Al Jazeera America
Dec 22, 2013 2:30am EST
the government has elevated the case through the al jazeera america arbitration course through the hague, there is a case there right now on the south china sea dispute. having the united states support this measurement is something that the people really appreciate, the public and the government, that they have a backer some how. >> ddon't you have to live with china as a neighbor. and a new relationship now that it's a more powerful and wealthy country is there risk of having it look like provocation in beijing? >> so definitely we are also trying to be more measured in our approach knowing that the u.s. is here and taking steps. the rebalancing strategy of president obama, so i think the government is worried that it might send the wrong signal to china, that we're trying to form what they already call an axis. we want to hear these words because it reminds us of potential conflict. the tension is escalated by the assertiveness. >> can the united states from thousands of miles away be a counterweight to china for these smaller countries in southeast asia? >> well, we've had significan
Al Jazeera America
Dec 7, 2013 12:00pm EST
>> welcome to al jazeera america. i'm richelle carey. here are the stories we're following for you. merrill newman, the man being held by north korea, is returning home. and there are many tributes for the south african leader nelson mandela. >> the american war veteran retained by north korea since october is due to arrive inwe'rt community where newman was ma wr thanksgiving, but he'll be home for the holidays. when he first made the trip to north korea he could not have imagined how difficult of a trip it would turn out. but now he'll return to the u.s. a great relief for his family. >> i'm very glad to be home. i'm appreciate the government to allow me to be on my way. >> i offered him a ride home but he pointed out there is a direct flight to san francisco, his home. i don't blame him. i would be on that flight, too. >> newman was a soldier in the korean war and his visit was a long-planned vacation down memory lane. but he was no order soldier. the north koreans released this confession, likely forced by newman, admitting his afill ways with the white tigers. for newman the w
Al Jazeera America
Dec 10, 2013 12:00am EST
>> welcome to al jazeera america. i'm john siegenthaler in new york and here are the top stories. it's 7:00 a.m. in johannesburg and the gates to the stadium where the official memorial for nelson mandela will be held. these are live pictures now. more than 100 world leaders plan to attend including president obama and his wife mrs. obama. the stadium holds 90,000 people but many more are expected to show up. al jazeera america will hold extended coverage, starting at 4:00 a.m. eastern, 1:00 a.m. pacific. >>> winter weather advisors posted from arkansas to maine. several people have died in storm related traffic accidents. thousands of flights have been cancelled nationwide. the. >>> the standoff continues in ukraine where opposition, security troops raided opposition headquarters monday. ever since the president vetoed a trade deal with europe in exchange for closer ties with russia. that's it, remember you can get more on the news at aljazeera.com. >> on america tonight: a medical break through, a treatment that could be critical to the future of many patients in the fight aga
Al Jazeera America
Dec 18, 2013 4:00pm EST
>> this is al jazeera america live from new york city. i'm tony harris. the white house is expected to release a report of nsa surveillance reforms a month early. >>> an apprising announcement from the fed and stocks soaring to record heights. >>> and art work from the bankruptcy of detroit will add up to 867. million dollars by christie's auction house. >> demanding changes to the electronic surveillance program, now the white house is ready to reveal what those changes revelation. this was appointed in the height of the controversy to look at the changes made by the intelligence community as they go forward in an era of new technology when all that me mett that is at any moment. >> mike viqueira, i have one line from the report, and trust me, i'm going to release you so you can do what it is that you do so well, which is to sort through it. but this is from reuters. the panel is recommending that new tests be conducted before surveillance foreign leaders. new tests there can be any surveillance of foreign leaders. new dribs. there were dribs and drabs to come, but i'm curious to k
Al Jazeera America
Dec 15, 2013 11:30am EST
. the revolution continues to be tilted their way. al jazeera america is growing and now more americans are getting the high quality, original, in-depth reporting al jazeera america is known for. >> to find out more about al jazeera america go to aljazeera.com imoflt who have done their duty in their efforts to if find job but there are others who do not. it's time to step up and take care of one ever its own. after seven years, our family should not be struggling each day without this loving, caring man we love so much. the rawrnian government excess they don't know where bob levinson is, the video was sent from a pakistani internet cafe but then the investigation goes cold. randall pinkston, al jazeera. >> trueman national security project and a former marine corps intelligence officer. andrew let's start with what we heard from the government, which has >> i'm phil torres coming up this week on techknow... for some soldiersknow... the war never ends. watch as a battle once fought in a warzone, comes to life on a video screen. >> he was doused in deisel fuel and he was just in a lot of pain. >> c
Al Jazeera America
Dec 9, 2013 12:00pm EST
>> welcome to al jazeera america. i'm del walters. here's are the stories we're following for you. more than 90 world leaders are expected to attend nelson mandela's memorial. efforts to keep them all safe and secure in south africa. >>> car pile ups massive air delays. >>> and major technology companies joining forces to battle the nsa. >>> president obama is on his way to south africa. he is heading the u.s. delegation honoring nelson mandela. the president leaving on air force one just a few hours ago. former president george w. bush and his wife laura are also on board joining first lady michelle obama and the president. president's clinton and carter will attend the service scheduled for tuesday in south africa. george r. h.w bush is the only former president that will not be there. >>> alan is near johannesburg. he has more on how the people of south africa are remembering nelson mandela. and he's a father figure being honored in cities large and small 1234 absolutely, del, and people here and in nelson mandela square in the rain at 7:00 in south africa, a soggy evening, but
Al Jazeera America
Dec 14, 2013 2:30pm EST
at that coming up. >> an al jazeera america exclusive... former president jimmy carter reflects on the life and legacy of nelson mandela. >> that spirit of nelson mandela is embedded deeply in the heart and soul of the south africans... >> they worked side by side for freedom, now president carter talks about mandela's global impact. a revealing interview you won't see anywhere else. >> i've never heard him say, that he was grateful to the united states... >> talk to al jazeera with jimmy carter only on al jazeera america i'm going to pay the last respect for my president. >> he was a global symbol of hope, courage and freedom. >> the world thanks you for sharing nelson mandela with us. >> today was declared a day of reflection and prayer. >> now al jazeera america commemorates nelson mandela from the people who knew him. >> i think all of those people who were inside that stadium were very lucky to be there. >> an emotional look at the life and legacy of nelson mandela. >> only on al jazeera america. >> al jazeera america is the only news channel that brings you live news at the top of eve
Al Jazeera America
Dec 28, 2013 9:00am EST
pm et / 2pm pt only on al jazeera america . >> in old industry, may be breaking new ground in the battle for a living wage. could casinos be the answer to slow job creation and stagnant wages? ordered by an arbitrator to double the wages of more than a thousand of its lowest paid workers. it could have a ripple effect in industry. new york is poised to open seven new casinos in the near future. many workers you say rallying say it is not enough. minimum wage is less than a living wage. stephanie luce is an associate professor of labor studies at the city university of new york and a living wage expert. she actually testified at the arbitration hearing on behalf of the workers hypothesis. she joins us from raleigh north carolina. is it fair to say they weren't actually kicking and screaming, could they have fought this further? >> it went to arbitration because the casino and the union couldn't agree on a common wage. but the casino didn't really resist that it had the ability to pay, which is an interesting feature here. it said it could afford the higher wage, it is just r
Al Jazeera America
Dec 21, 2013 11:30am EST
tonight weeknights 9et / 6pt only on al jazeera america on august 20th, al jazeera america introduced a new voice in journalism. >> good evening everyone, welcome to al jazeera. >> usa today says: >> ...writes the columbia journalism review. and the daily beast says: >> quality journalists once again on the air is a beautiful thing to behold. >> al jazeera america, there's more to it. >> evey sunday night, join us for exclusive, revealing, and suprizing talks with the most interesting people of our time. this sunday, >> i spent my whole life thinking about themes and thinking about how to structure movies, so this is highly unusual. >> the director of the sixth sense, says there are five things we can do to fix education in america >> the united states has education apartheid, that's the facts... >> talk to al jazeera with m. night shayamalan sunday at 7et / 4pt on al jazeera america the stream is uniquely interactive television.tÑ >> welcome back to inside story. our discussion on vladimir put putin's rush. again we're joined by anders aslund, senior fellow at the peter's constituti
Al Jazeera America
Nov 30, 2013 7:30pm EST
... >> live news at 8 and 11 eastern followed by america tonight on al jazeera america there's more to it. an america tonight special report. as states try to save money, are prisoners paying the price? >> what are you talking about, he's dead. >> an exclusive investigation into prison health care. >> fault lines investigates... fracking >> shale gas development could actually double the economic growth rates in the province. >> this is our land for thousands of years... >> do you drink money? you must have a lot of money to drink... >> as tensions rise, and protests turn violent, where will the debate lead? >> the situation was no longer peaceful or safe... >> they were bashing my head with their boots... they had their guns on me and everything.... >> how much more real can this get? >> fault lines only on al jazeera america >> i'm phil torezz, coming up next on techknow. >> hike! >> america's favorite sport is under fire. >> now, that impact simulated 100 g's of acceleration in your brain. >> it's the opponent no player can see. >> so the system is showing real-time impact. >> can scie
Al Jazeera America
Dec 12, 2013 3:30am EST
the conversation online @ajamstream. >> al jazeera america is the only news channel that brings you live news at the top of every hour. >> here are the headlines at this hour. >> only on al jazeera america. still experienced some racial tension. so my parents who both started out in segregated schools made sure i knew my history as a young african american girl. they made me learn about martin luther king's march on washington and watch nelson mandela's acceptance speech when he first took the podium as president. >> so help me god. >> fast forward 17 years later. i'm an eager college senior. and it's no surprise i chose south africa as the place to go for my fellowship. when i got there, i started teaching kids in one of the country's poorest townships, kids all born the year that mandela was freed. they were, as we say in south [[voiceover]] no doubt about it, innovation changes our lives. opening doors ... opening possibilities. taking the impossible from lab ... to life. on techknow, our scientists bring you a sneak-peak of the future, and take you behind the scenes at our evolving world.
Al Jazeera America
Dec 13, 2013 11:30am EST
journalism, period. >> an al jazeera america exclusive... former president jimmy carter reflects on the life and legacy of nelson mandela. >> that spirit of nelson mandela is embedded deeply in the heart and soul of the south africans... >> they worked side by side for freedom, now president carter talks about mandela's global impact. a revealing interview you won't see anywhere else. >> i've never heard him say, that he was grateful to the united states... >> talk to al jazeera with jimmy carter only on al jazeera america >> i'm phil torres coming up this week on techknow... for some soldiers the war never ends. watch as a battle once fought in a warzone, comes to life on a video screen. >> he was doused in deisel fuel and he was just in a lot of pain. >> can re-living trauma lead to a cure for ptsd? technow on al jazeera america have been telling you in the san joaquim river, freeze warnings in effect. never seen too much in terms of rain. los angeles, you are going to be seeing some beautiful weather all the way to sunday even into the low 70 did or high 60s, partly cloudy conditions, ove
Al Jazeera America
Dec 18, 2013 11:00am EST
>>> welcome to al jazeera america. i'm del walters, these are the stories we are following for you. a compromised budget bill expected to come before the senate today. >>> people fleeing the violence in south sue sdan, looking for refuge. >>> a diary from hitler's inner circle recovered and turned over to the holocaust museum. ♪ >>> that bipartisan budget deal now on the brink of passing the senate sometime today. the bill passing a key hurdle in the senate and avoiding any threat of filibuster. lisa let's talk specific about this bill. what is in it and what is not? >> this is a two-year budget bill. this would increase spending $63 billion for defense and domestic programs now and there would be $23 billion in cuts down the road. how would that be paid for? reduces benefits for military retireries currently under 62, raise airline fees, and decrease pension for future federal workers. it is expected to pass the senate, the question is how long will republicans want to debate it before the bill takes place. we are expected to vote possibly about 4:30 this afternoon. >> lisa what
Al Jazeera America
Dec 20, 2013 12:30pm EST
... the inside story ray suarez hosts inside story weekdays at 5pm et / 2pm pt only on al jazeera america >> al jazeera america is a straight-forward news channel. >> its the most exciting thing to happen to american journalism in decades. >> we believe in digging deep. >> its unbiased, fact-based, in-depth journalism. >> you give them the facts, dispense with the fluff and get straight to the point. >> i'm on the ground every day finding stories that matter to you. >> in new orleans... >> seattle bureau... >> washington... >> detroit... >> chicago... >> nashville... >> los angeles... >> san francisco... >> al jazeera america, take a new look at news. >> al jazeera america is the only news channel that brings you live news at the top of every hour. >> here are the headlines at this hour. >> only on al jazeera america. tÑ >>> we are talking about the birth control pill which revolutionized women's life, but now some people are calling for alternatives. and the community has not stopped tweeting. >> yeah, i just got a tweet from brenda . . . and here is a great video. >> those who don't have acc
Al Jazeera America
Dec 13, 2013 4:00am EST
>>> welcome to al jazeera america, i'm stephanie sy, here are the top stories we are following at this hour. the uncle of north korea's leader has been executed for treason, a military tribunal thaund jang song-thaek guilty of attempting to overthrow the government. some analysts say the move is part of kim jong un's plan to consolidate power. >> evidence of chemical warfare in syria. inspectors say they found evidence of chemical weapons use in five out of seven attacks investigated. four attacks involved sarin attacks. >> the secretary of state is discussing a west bank security plan with israeli and palestine leaders. he's hoping to have a deal in place by may that addresses security issues and borders, the status of jerusalem, and the state of palestine refugees. the leaders agreed if such a deal is not fleshed out by the deadline they'll work to have the framework in place. israeli and palestine leaders will seek to neght. >> house lawmakers approved a bipartisan budget deal. the two-year agreement has been passed by a majority and hits the senate next week. those are the
Al Jazeera America
Dec 2, 2013 1:30am EST
with m. night shayamalan next sunday at 7et / 4pt on al jazeera america . >>> hello and welcome. i'm phil torres, we'll talk about innovations that will change laughs. we'll look at hardware. this is a show about science by scin histories. kyle hill is an engineer, and he's investigating head-to-head combat and cutting edge technology that can help to detect a concussion before it's too late. >> lindsay moran is an ex-c.i.a. operative. she was packaging that can one day replace polysterene. rachelle oldmixon specialises in behaviours. i'm phil torres, i study insects in peru. that's our team. let's do some science. ♪ music ] >> hi, guy, welcome back to "techknow." i'm phil torres, with rochelle, kyle and lindsay. kyle, the nfl paid over three-quarters of a million to settle a lawsuit. what was it about. >> there's a focus on the concussion problem. the nfl has thousands of place, and millions of players in youth and challenge football. i went to virginia tech to look at technology to test helmets and track hits on college and youth players. let's take a look. . >>> homecoming in
Al Jazeera America
Dec 9, 2013 11:00am EST
>> welcome to al jazeera america. i'm del walters. these are the stories we're following for you. money and guns. congress working around the clock on the budget and extension of a firearms ban. >>> world leaders now travel to go south africa. they're there to attend the memorial for nelson mandela. >>> and americans around the country are digging out following this latest blast of ice and snow. >> battle over the budget congress on the verge of a new spending deal as lawmakers spe e the bill before leaving for the holidays. it contains some things that the house does not like. >> this is it for this session this year. they're off for the holidays whether the farm deal is not, whether the budget is done or not. whether a whole host of items are normally no brainers for congress. they're having trouble, as you might imagine, as is in surprise getting it done. you heard of a grand bargain. this isn't even a baby grand bargain. this is keeping the music playing to keep the government from shutting down. this deal that has not yet been inked that is likely to come as we understand ha
Al Jazeera America
Dec 1, 2013 3:30am EST
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Al Jazeera America
Dec 1, 2013 10:30pm EST
to al jazeera america i'm john seigenthaler, and here's a look at the headlines... >> al jazeera america, there's more to it. [ ♪ music ] >> hi. welcome back. kyle, we are about to get more indepth on the concussion piece. what do you have next for us? >> now we'll look at what happens neurologically. i put on 266 censors on my head and took a hard test to determine it. let's take a look. it's game day at memorial stadium, the huskers are taking on illinois. this stadium house is more than 90,000 plus fans, it's home to a concussion. >> we have cutting-edge techniques in the facility where the athletes are training. >> dennis is the director of the new center for brain, biology and behaviour. >> why is it hard to figure out what a cop kugs is? >> now it's scribed in terms of -- described in terms of simply torches head ache. sleep, memory functions. we are unable to identify what the disruption is. >> i want to put the towel on the neck. >> this tap, a denser ray inselfa la gram or dee is a piece of technology used to unlock the mysteries. >> i'll call this the science acto pus. >> th
Al Jazeera America
Dec 13, 2013 12:00am EST
>> welcome to al jazeera america. i'm john siegenthaler in new york. and here are the top stories. north korea says it has executed the uncle of rule you are kim jong un. a military tribunal found jon sung tek guilty of treason and tried to overthrow the government. he was expelled this week. evidence of chemical warfare in syria. chemical weapon use was found in five out of seven attacks investigated. four involved sarin gas and a large-scale assault. the house passed a 2-year budget deal to avoid a government shutdown. the agreement set spending levels and rolls back spending cuts known as the sequester. we have live pictures. people are lining the streets of south africa for a chance to say goodbye to nelson mandela. his body will lie in state on friday for a third day. tens of thousands stood in line for hours to view his casket. nelson mandela will be buried at his childhood home of qunu. you can get the latest news on aljazeera.com, and we'll see you back here at eight eastern time. on america tonight, not my fault, man. the case that raise as point in question about justice
Al Jazeera America
Dec 15, 2013 4:00pm EST
check czech >>> welcome to al jazeera america. i'm jonathan betz. here are the stories we are following for you today: the final farewell to nelson mandela. south africa lays to rest its first black president. >> the free world is with you, america is with you. i am with you >> senator john mccain meets with protesters in ukraine as anger grows and europe suddenly pulls out of talks. >> the pope pushes back against critics and makes global headlines. >> today the final farewell to a man seen as an icon, a hero and a father. nelson mandela was laid to rest in his ancestral village, the burial marking the end of 10 days of mourning in south africa. thousands gathered to honour the world leader. >> nick schifrin is in nelson mandela's home town of qunu, south africa. >> celebrities, cell mates, princes and presidents came here to mourn this tightan of a man who evolved from head strong activist into icon of dignity and rec conciliation >> in a remote village where he grew up nelson mandela's long walk to freedom ended. they called in africa's greatest son, for fighting agains
Al Jazeera America
Dec 16, 2013 4:00pm EST
>> and this is al jazeera america, live from new york city. i'm tony harris with a look at the top stories. an nsa judge says phone surveillance is likely unconstitutional. >>> the united nations makes an appeal to increase billions in aid to alleviate a humanitarian crisis. are antibacterial soaps doing their job? >> former national security agency contractor edward snowden has leaked details of several programs. some have questioned whether those programs are legal. mike viqueria joins us from the white plaintiffs who brought this case against the national security agency. one big caveat here tony. he has stayed that injunction. he wants to allow the government time to appeal this ruling. he says does leon, an interesting phrase. the deposit don't cite a single instance in which nsa bulk data collection actually stopped an imminent attack. this case was brought, you may have remembered this claim, he was a thorn in the side back then of all the sprayers various scandals. does not apply to since the onst of the available to the intelligence community tony. >> the white house was a
Al Jazeera America
Nov 30, 2013 7:00pm EST
. >>> this is al jazeera america live from new york city. i'm jonathan betz with the headlines. the obama administration says they have met today's deadline to fix healthcare.gov's problems. the goal for the site to handle 50,000 users at one time. questions remain about the overall stability of the site. some of the issues have been fixed. >> vice president joe biden is gearing up to a week-long trip to asia. high on the agenda, easing tensions. relations have been strained over who controls islands in the east china sea. >> the death toll interest a helicopter crash in scotland rose to eight people. officials say all three in the chopper died. five others killed on the ground. a police helicopter crashed into a bar in glasgow. officials say they have to get the wreckage out before determining a cause. >> u.s. is calling for the release of merrill newman. a video was released of him supposedly apologising for war crimes. swedish embassy officials were allowed to sea him. >> those are the headlines. for more information go to aljazeera.com. >> it's a fight for your money. how r
Al Jazeera America
Dec 1, 2013 2:30pm EST
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Al Jazeera America
Dec 5, 2013 11:30am EST
real can this get? >> fault lines only on al jazeera america >> what happens when big cities like detroit go bust. people are effected as politicians make hard fiscal decisions. we closed last segment talking to dean baker about retired workers taking a hit. in fight after fight, in illinois, wisconsin, in other places when the issues has become workers pensions. they have been portrayed as greedy municipal workers. people who would drive the city, the county into bankruptcy rather than do their fair share to get them out. is this a problem? i mean after all these pro negotiated between collective bargaining agents the states and the counties and cities. >> the problems that have been earned are promises that need to be kept. the problem is the benefits, retirement that the workers have earned, it's the fact that the state has never put aside what they were opinioned to year after year and they've developed in huge unfunded liability. you see the kicking the can down the road coming to bear on today's workers and it's unfair. most states that have enacted reform have tried very h
Al Jazeera America
Dec 5, 2013 2:00pm EST
welcome to al jazeera america. more than a million morns can lose their insurance if they don't act soon. >> make sure they get harem case so they don't have to work a boost food restaurant. one mom tells us why. and people flee the central african republic, as violence escalates and the u.n. steps in. >> we begin with nub unemployment numbers. 298,000 people filed for benefits last week. this is only the second time it has been below 300,000. the labor department is also reported an average of 200,000 new jobs every month, from august to october. the employment firm challenger gray and christmas says employers announced fewer layoffs but that still leaves an important decision ahead for congress. for lawmakers don't about soon, they could lose their unemployment in just 23 days. congressional correspondent joins us live now. tell us what congress is doing? well, democrats today held a hear led by house majority lead tore hear from americans who benefited from long term insurance. they wanted to get a sense of what their stories were. we heard from one woman from huntington west vir
Al Jazeera America
Dec 7, 2013 2:00pm EST
our. >> welcome to al jazeera america. i'm richelle carey. here are the stories that we're following for you. merrill newman is back with his family in the u.s. his six-week saga in north korea over. >>> south african mourners are holding vigils and memorials for nelson mandela continues. and this marijuana ingredient is bringing hundreds of families with epileptic children to colorado. >> we'll start with the legacy of nelson mandela. >> part of successful white government that kept nelson mandela in jail and then served for mandela. as u.s. ambassador and then foreign minister it was his task to defend the continued imprisonment of nelson mandela and other political opponent. but privately he long lobbied for mandela's release. >> i submitted a memorandum, due to the effect that mr. mandela ought to be released that we're bringing a bigger martyr of him every day he stays in prison, and that his international aclaim and status would be growing to an extent that we would not be able to hand it will any more. unfortunately, it continued on. >> here we have a man 27 years
Al Jazeera America
Dec 8, 2013 11:00am EST
on al jazeera america >> welcome to al jazeera america. i'm richelle carey. south korea has declared its own defense zone. >>> around the world, remembering nelson mandela. brace yourself. things like this are happening across the country today. >> increasing tensions in asia, south korea has declared an expanded air defense zone. one announced by china last month. al jazeera's hear faucett reports. >> south korea's announcement may be about invisible lines in the air but they extend to areas of land and sea. a submerged rocky reef, under its very obvious de facto control. these strategic waters and rocks are claimed by beijing and seoul as part of their exclusive economic zones. now south korea has asserted its rights above. >> the new korean air space defense accommodation zone has been modified to be in line with the country's flight region. does not overlap with neighboring countries. over i.odo's waters. >> seoul's move comes two weeks after china's zone of south korea and japan. the new zone extends larger into the larger chinese one and also of that and japan. requiri
Al Jazeera America
Dec 10, 2013 11:30am EST
on the deliberations from either end of pennsylvania avenue. al jazeera america congressional correspondent libby casey is on capitol hill and mike viqueira is with me here in the studio. good to see you both. libby, let me start with you. word began to dribble out over the weekend that the out lines of the deal has begun to appear. >> reporter: really the only once, the rest of the economy has been left in the dust. they're coming up with a plan that would replace the sequester cuts, the mandatory cuts that no one likes the contours of. they would replace them, but how do you pay for the replacement. they're talking about user fees, airline travel, and potential cuts to federal workers benefits. and controversial things that they'll have to hammer out the details of. they have until friday decembe december 13th, and expect them to take it directly to all of congress so they can try to get the entire body in this process sooner rather than later. >> what you're describing sounds like it falls far short of the kinds of things that the budget hawks were looking for in terms of reductions. have they calle
Al Jazeera America
Dec 12, 2013 2:00pm EST
hello and welcome to al jazeera america. here are the top stories we are following at this hour. >> we out to be doing the people's business, and that means not turning our backs on millions of american whose are struggling during this difficult economy. >> some lawmakers take issue with the budget deal. is some changes could be on the way for cell phone usage on planes. good to have you with us. reached earlier this week, the plan would prevent another government shut down in ease across the board cuts. fireworks as he pushed back at conservative group what's the fight right now. >> well, groups like heritage action and club for growth have hammered congressman paul ryan for brokering this budget deal. this time he says no more. because they were critical of the plan even before it was finalized. and he also talked about some dirty laundry from a few months ago, with enthat budget shut down happened this fall, it was republicans who pushed to shut the government down unless the federal healthcare law was defunded. that is what the fight was initially was about. well, speaker ba
Al Jazeera America
Dec 14, 2013 11:00am EST
>> only on al jazeera america. >> welcome to al jazeera america. i'm richelle carey. here are the stories we're covering for you. the grim remembrance of the sandy hook across the united states, and another school shooting. >>> and a procession brings nelson mandela's body home. >> it's been one year since that tragic day when 20 children and six teach percent killed at sandy hook elementary. president obama and the first lady lit 26 candles at the white house and observed a moment of sigh glens a year ago a small peaceful town was shattered by unspeakable violence. 20 school children and six teachers were taken from our lives forever. it has filled us with grief. the victims were educators and kids who could have been any of our own, and the hearts were broken for families who lost a peace of theipiece of their hea. >> let's go to "moms demand action," a gathering. what is this event about? what is happening there? well, richelle, "moms demand action" was started a year ago the day after sandy hook incident took place where 26 lives were cut short. these moms have gathere
Al Jazeera America
Dec 14, 2013 11:30am EST
jazeera with jimmy carter only on al jazeera america imoflt who have done their duty in their efforts to if find job but there are others who do not. it's time to step up and take care of one ever its own. after seven years, our family should not be struggling each day without this loving, caring man we love so much. the rawrnian government excess they don't know where bob levinson is, the video was sent from a pakistani internet cafe but then the investigation goes cold. randall pinkston, al jazeera. >> trueman national security project and a former marine corps intelligence officer. andrew let's start with what we heard from the government, which has al jazeera america is growing and now more americans are getting the high quality, original, in-depth reporting al jazeera america is known for. >> to find out more about al jazeera america go to aljazeera.com >> welcome back to inside story. i'm ray suarez. on this edition of the program we're discussing alzheimer's disease and new research projects to find drug treatments. joining me now from minnesota, dr. ronald peterson, director
Al Jazeera America
Dec 17, 2013 11:00am EST
take a new look at news. >>> welcome to al jazeera america. i'm del walters. these are the stories we are following for you. unplugged, top technology leaders meeting today with president obama. >>> three years after the arab spring started in tunisia, people are still working for a stable government. >>> and from innate to college grad, we'll tell you how one prison is changing lives. ♪ >>> some of the biggest names in technology set to visit the white house today. the heads of apple, yahoo, twitter and at&t will be those meeting with president obama. it comes a day after the federal judge dealt a blow to one of the surveillance programs. mike viqueira is at the white house in washington, and mike is this meeting somehow related to that president. but letter was written by them telephone surveillance program in violation of the fourth amendment, dell. >> and mike, when mightng publi recommendations after the first of the year, dell. >> mike, thank you very much. >>> on capitol hill the bipartisan budget deal has now cleared a major hurdle in the senate. libby casey is on cforwar
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